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Terminal  illness and wellbeing: supporting people in the workplace article icon

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Terminal illness and wellbeing: supporting people in the workplace

It is well established that work impacts on people’s wellbeing. People often presume and create a separation between their work life and their private life.  However, life events like having a terminal diagnosis, which may be considered private, can impact a person’s work. In this article, we provide several tips for supporting people with a ...

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5 mins
Not intervening as a form of care video icon

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Not intervening as a form of care

Learning from palliative and end of life care.

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5 mins
Could you work in end of life care? activity icon

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Could you work in end of life care?

Have you ever wondered what it's like to work in end of life care as a health care professional supporting dying patients and their families? Working with people who are dying can be both rewarding and emotionally draining. 

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10 mins
Death is inevitable: But do you need to plan for it? article icon

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Death is inevitable: But do you need to plan for it?

For many, this question may at first seem like an odd one. It may be something you have never thought about – thinking about what the end of life may be like. For others, dying may not seem like something you can ‘plan for’, preferring to presume it is down to fate. And you might be wondering why question something you might have very little ...

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5 mins
Advance Care Planning (ACP ) - Discuss, Decide, Document and Share article icon

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Advance Care Planning (ACP ) - Discuss, Decide, Document and Share

Advance Care Planning (ACP) is the process of thinking about, documenting and sharing one’s wishes, beliefs, values and preferences for one’s future care. This process is often captured in a document called an advance care plan. The plan and the conversations around it can be used to help align and coordinate care around these preferences. This ...

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10 mins
Grief and COVID-19: Mourning what we know, who we miss and the way we say goodbye article icon

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Grief and COVID-19: Mourning what we know, who we miss and the way we say goodbye

This article explores experiences of children and young people’s death anxiety as a result of COVID-19, and the impact of the pandemic and death on staff working in care establishments, and how grief was reported in UK newspapers.  

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20 mins
Grief during COVID-19: supporting our colleagues to return to work and thrive following loss article icon

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Grief during COVID-19: supporting our colleagues to return to work and thrive following loss

Even if we have been fortunate enough not to experience loss ourselves during this pandemic, there may be colleagues who have. So, how can we support grieving colleagues during these challenging times? 

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10 mins
What kind of sharer are you? activity icon

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What kind of sharer are you?

As social media platforms become more and more popular, it’s become common to share everyday moments from our lives with friends and strangers alike. Has social media changed the way we share grief?

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10 mins
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Caring for adults

Caring for adults is an introductory course for anyone in a caring role, either paid or unpaid. It builds on what you already know to give you a better understanding of your role as a carer. It also supports your own well-being by giving you some ideas and information about looking after yourself and dealing with stress.

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15 hrs
How COVID-19 challenges our notion of a good death article icon

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How COVID-19 challenges our notion of a good death

Erica Borgstrom, a medical anthropologist and lecturer at The Open University, explores why death from coronavirus is not the type of death we expect.

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10 mins
Making sense of sudden mass deaths article icon

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Making sense of sudden mass deaths

Sudden, brutal death; and so many deaths, at one time. What does it do to you to be one of the bereaved in such a traumatic event such as the 9/11 attacks or a pandemic like Covid-19?

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5 mins
Coronavirus: Dealing with Death, Dying and Grief article icon

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Coronavirus: Dealing with Death, Dying and Grief

The coronavirus pandemic has lead to many people across the globe facing bereavement and grief. We've pulled together some FREE resources to offer advice or comfort in these times.

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15 mins